St Joseph's

Catholic Primary School Pudsey

Telephone 0113 256 5407

Telephone0113 256 5407

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ETHOS

We have a highly inclusive ethos.  All of our team share high expectations and aspirations for all of our pupils.  We work hard to ensure that every child in our school will reach their full potential.

Our focus is on early intervention, starting from the transition process into KS1 and on raising attainment in order to ‘close the gap’ as much as possible.  We achieve this through responding to the individual needs of our learners by providing carefully planned and targeted interventions.  We ensure appropriate intervention and support is provided as soon as it is identified.  Our approach is flexible and creative, always aiming to enthuse and engage our learners as well as boost progress.  We believe that emotional wellbeing is vital for children to flourish educationally and this is an integral part of our school ethos and SEND provision.  

 


LEADERSHIP

The school is effective at leading on SEND.  Our SENCo, Miss Sharon Ford is a full time member of staff and member of the school Senior Leadership Team.  She is fully supported by both the Head Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher.  Our valuable team of support staff lead their own small group interventions and 1:1 work where appropriate.  We monitor, review and evaluate our SEN provision at least termly as part of a continuous cycle.  SEND Registers are updated; Individual Education Plans are reviewed and amended.  Attainment is closely tracked and progress is monitored and analysed termly.  Following this analysis, our SENCo works closely with class teachers to action plan for future improvement.  We meet with the parents and carers of children with Individual Education Plans regularly to give progress updates and to ensure that they can make their contribution to their own child’s Plan.  Our SENCo meets termly with our SEN governor where they work collaboratively to write reports, which are shared with the Governing Body, showing what provision looks like across school and how children with SEN are performing in school.
 


BUDGET

Within school, we receive funding for children with SEND.  Some of this supports children with adult support when it is required.  Sometimes children will receive support on a 1:1 basis; other times children will be supported in small groups for set times in the day.  Additional resources may be purchased, e.g. visual aids.  Interventions take place every day throughout our timetable and this is different for every year group depending on the needs of the learners within that group.  

St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

Mount Pleasant Road, Pudsey, LS28 7AZ

Tel: 0113 256 5407

Fax: 0113 255 7449

Email: office@stjosephspudsey.org

Headteacher: Miss C Gardner

Email: c.gardner@stjosephspudsey.org

Our trust is part of the
Diocese of Leeds

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